Discover the best of San Francisco by foot or bicycle. Walk or ride across the Golden Gate Bridge and through Golden Gate Park, or enjoy the hiking and biking trails in Presidio, Lands End and along the waterfront. Head to TPC Harding Park or Presidio for an afternoon of golf. Explore the Embarcadero, get coffee and empanadas at the Ferry Building and check out the weekend Farmers Market. If you're feeling truly adventurous, you can bike all the way to Sausalito.
Walk to the waterfront and stroll through Ghirardelli Square, a historic landmark and point of interest for chocolate lovers of all ages. As the original site of the Ghirardelli Chocolate Factory, this sprawling complex still turns out world-famous confections day after day. Come for the sweet smell of chocolate that fills the air, and stay to check out the dozens of retail shops and eateries.
Tour Alcatraz in the San Francisco Bay and learn about the complex history of this small island, once a fort, a military prison and a maximum-security federal penitentiary. Take a ferry and hike the scenic trails of the Tiburon Peninsula, or visit Sausalito and enjoy the souvenir shops, boutiques and restaurants along the water. Drive up to Muir Woods National Monument in Marin County, where majestic redwood trees awaken a sense of wonder.
Sip Napa Valley wines at the Chateau Montelena tasting room, located within the lobby of The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square. It is the only tasting room outside of the Chauteau. While this popular winery is known for its award-winning Chardonnay, they also serve a selection of red wines, including an excellent Cabernet Sauvignon.